Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? She’s on Netflix! Netflix just released the first trailer for its animated series Carmen Sandiego, and it features a look into just how Ms. Sandiego, voiced by Jane the Virgin, star Gina Rodriguez, ended up as a globetrotting criminal. Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard also lends his voice for the series.
The official longline for the series is” A master thief who uses her skills for good, Carmen Sandiego travels the world foiling V.I.L.E.’s plans, with the help from her savy sidekicks. The 20-episode season will premiere on Jan. 18, which will be followed by a live-action version of “Carmen Sandiego” on Netflix that also stars Rodriguez.
“Carmen Sandiego” first began in 1985 as a series of educational computer hames titled “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego” before rising in popularity in the 1990s with a pair of PBS game shows and an animated series.
The film adaptation of the famed educational series is expected to be released on Netflix in 2019. Rodriguez is producing the feature length film through her I Can and I will banner alongside Kevin Misher and Caroline Fraser, with Andy Berman as executive producer.
Watch the trailer for Carmen Sandiego which will premiere on Jan. 18 on Netflix.